30 Oct

CIEH Safe Food Conference

Early bird - save £55 (ends 9 September)  

CIEH member: £140
Affiliate member: £240
Non-member: £240

Standard Rate

CIEH member: £195
Affiliate member: £295
Non-member: £295

15Hatfields, Chadwick Court, London, SE1 8DJ

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CIEH Safe Food Conference will discuss the challenges and risks for the food industry in an evolving industry and post-Brexit world. You will hear about the new allergen regulations for pre-packaged food proposed to come into place by 2021, assess what it means for the industry, while exploring innovative allergen data handling methods and better consumer engagement techniques.

Who should attend:

  • Legal/compliance managers and directors
  • Technical directors
  • Food safety managers/directors
  • Lawyers with an interest in food law
  • Food retailers, chefs, and food industry experts
  • F&B Directors/Managers (hotels, restaurants, FSM)
  • Food Safety Directors/Managers (hotels, restaurants, FSM)
  • Environmental health practitioners and trainers

CPD: 5 Hours


"Generally very good and worthwhile"

"On the whole a good event and great networking opportunity"
2018 Safe Food Conference Delegates

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Anne Godfrey

Anne Godfrey CCMI FCIM, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health was appointed Chief Executive of CIEH in January 2016. Specialising in change management within the not for profit space she has a proven track record of delivering challenging targets while harnessing the skills, knowledge and passion of members, staff and external stakeholders. Previously Anne had leadership roles in a diverse range of membership organisations including CIM, the Law Society and the CBI.

Eleanor Morris

Eleanor Morris, Special Advisor Hospitality and Food Service, WRAP is a Guardian of Grub, and has worked for WRAP reducing food waste for the last decade. It takes an enormous amount of time, resources and energy to produce our food. And then our industry wastes a million tonnes of it every year. When this waste goes to landfill it produces greenhouse gases, which in turn causes global temperatures to rise. Eleanor will discuss WRAP’s newest Guardian’s of Grub campaign, aiming to spur businesses into action and reduce annual food waste throughout our industry by 100,000 tonnes by the year 2025.

Dr Lisa Ackerley

Dr Lisa Ackerley, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner, Strategic Food Safety Adviser Director, Public Health Company Ltd, is an independent food safety consultant providing advice and support to most food industry sectors and to the mass media on food safety issues for businesses and consumers. As Food Safety Adviser to UKHospitality she has represented the organisation at the Food Standards Agency Expert Advisory Group on Regulating our Future, on industry liaison groups, FSA led workshops and also on the SALSA board. For many years she has been involved in allergen training for EHOs and the hospitality industry.

Maria Jennings

Maria Jennings, Director for Regulatory Compliance, People and NI, Food Standards Agency has worked for nearly thirty years in the NI public sector, much of it in food control. Since joining FSA in NI in 2001, Maria has been responsible for developing legislation and policy in relation to food safety, food standards, imported food control, food fraud and nutrition and dietary health. Maria’s a member of the FSA’s Executive Management Team with responsibility for the NI office. In October 2018, Maria was given the exciting opportunity to lead FSA’s Regulatory Compliance Division and the Regulating our Future Programme. 

Tim Lang

Tim Lang has been Professor of Food Policy at City University of London’s Centre for Food Policy since 2002. Hill farming in Lancashire UK in the 1970s formed his interest in the relationship between food, health, environment, culture and political economy. He is co-author of Sustainable Diets (2017), Food Wars (2015), Unmanageable Consumer (2015), Ecological Public Health (2012) and Food Policy (2009). He was policy lead on the EAT-Lancet Commission proposing the planetary diet (The Lancet, Jan 16, 2019). His new book on UK food security will be published by Penguin in early 2020.


Kelsius is the leading supplier of automation technology for product safety and compliance to the food services and healthcare industries. Using our world class wireless temperature monitoring technology, digital HACCP Management system and cloud based data hosting and processing, Kelsius systems improve product safety, ensure regulatory compliance and optimise costs associated with these activities.
FoodCheck from Kelsius is a revolutionary web based paperless HACCP system that provides complete visibility of food safety compliance across your entire operation. It improves the quality of food by putting you in control of food safety with automated processes that drive impressive cost savings and labour efficiencies across your organisation.

Teal, the world’s leading manufacturer of portable, hot water, handwash units, will be showcasing its range of sinks at the Conference. Perfect for the food-related and catering industries, maintaining high levels of hygiene, they can be placed wherever needed, to support food preparation areas that may be some distance away from fixed-plumbing facilities.
The sinks can be set up in seconds, no plumbing needed, plugged into a normal 13-amp socket to provide constant access to warm hand washing facilities
The Teal sinks have been supplied to customers across the UK including national supermarket retailers, food-on the-go chains, farmers’ markets, kiosks, outside catering, sandwich bars and many more.

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